Admissions Contact Info
Lottery Application will open January 17th at 8 am and end on February
16th at 3pm.
Lottery will take place on March 1st at 9 am in the
New Registration begins online at 3pm on March 1st.
1/31 at 6:30pm
Middle Academy 1/31 at
High School 1/31 at 6:30pm
** Meet in the gym first
1/31 at 9am in Eagle Hall
2/2 at 9am
in Eagle Hall
2/8 at 9am in Eagle Hall
Sign up here
We will have campus tours for
students only on March 30th and April 6th at 9:00 am.
(revised August 1, 2016)
Thank you for your interest in East Wake
Academy, a tuition free public charter school for North Carolina
residents. As an Admissions Office, we understand the importance and significance of
deciding where your student will attend school. Whether you are a first time parent
trying to decide on a Kindergarten for your child, a family seeking to
multiple children in our school, local or relocating, we are here to
help you through the Admissions process if you choose to apply
to East Wake Academy.
November 14 - December
15th - Re-enrollment. Re-enrollment cut off date is December 15,
2016 at 2pm.
January 17th -
February 16th – Web address for online submission available for new
applicants only. (Visit the East Wake Academy Website:
www.eastwakeacademy.org for access).
March 1, 2017 -
Lottery Day 9am in the Eagle Hall (Lottery will be completed electronically through the online
admissions system). New registration begins online at 3pm and ends
April 12, 2017 at 11pm.
Enrollment Information for East Wake Academy:
runs from November 14 to December 15 for
all returning students.
- New lottery
applications will be accepted from January 17 - February 16. All
applications must be submitted through Powerschool.
admission into East Wake Academy is determined by an annual blind
lottery which is held in March of each year.
- Siblings of
current students at EWA receive enrollment priority (The revised law
defines “siblings” as: “any of the following who reside in the same
household: half siblings, stepsiblings and children residing in a family
To be eligible for kindergarten
admission, students must be 5 years old prior to August 31st of the
enrollment year (G.S. 115C-364).
- Please be
advised that our curriculum uses the North Carolina Standard Course of
Study: now Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential
Parents/guardians of children that have
legal residence in the State of North Carolina and live in any county
within the state may apply for their child to be admitted into the East
Parents who elect to have their child
attend East Wake Academy must provide daily transportation to and from
school (transportation cannot be a barrier to attending)
- Open House
Sessions will be provided during the New Enrollment period to allow
parents/guardians time to ask questions and to visit the school.
We are based on a lottery system, not
on a first come, first serve basis.
- Parents may
complete all application materials by using the online
application/enrollment site link located on the EWA webpage
General Admissions Process:
In accordance with
North Carolina State Law, East Wake Academy provides admission policies
that allow all children the chance to gain admission.
Admission to East
Wake Academy Charter School is determined by our annual lottery.
accordance with North Carolina charter admissions statutes (G.S
115C-238.29G), priority is given to the following groups in the order
listed: children of the school’s full time employees; and children who
have siblings currently enrolled at EWA. (The
revised law defines “siblings” as: “any of the following who reside in
the same household: half siblings, stepsiblings and children residing in
a family foster home.”)
Necessary forms for
admission must be submitted for each child with a different birth date,
and/or different first name on the day of the deadline in order to be
included in the lottery.
submitted after the deadline will not be included as a part of our
Communication offering placement spots will
be sent via email or text, depending on information provided by the
parent during the application process. This will occur on the day of the
lottery. Those not selected through electronic lottery will be placed on
the EWA waiting list. Notification of waiting list placement will be
sent by the end of March.